De'Ron Davis breaks down narrowed list of 3

De'Ron Davis, a talented center prospect in the 2016 class, has cut his list of schools down to three.

De’Ron Davis, a four-star prospect out of Aurora (Colo.) Overland, narrowed his list of schools to Arizona, Indiana and Texas on Wednesday, he told Scout.

“We sat down and discussed all my schools and we saw that Arizona, Indiana and Texas were pretty much the biggest schools that I had and would get the publicity and would put my name out of there,” Davis told Scout.

“The coaching staff of those three schools are really dedicated to their players and I felt like I could relate to that and I like those three schools,” he added.”

Davis has visited Indiana, who has recruited him since the eighth grade, unofficially, but hasn’t visited the other two schools on his list. He said he hasn’t set any dates for official visits.

“It hasn’t really come up yet,” Davis said about visits. “I’m trying to get it done no later than December.

What sticks out to Davis about his remaining three schools?

Arizona: “Coach [Sean] Miller has seen me improve my body. He basically is telling me to work. On the phone he tells how much harder I need to work and I want a coach that pushes me to get better and that’s what sticks out about Arizona.”

Indiana: “They‘ve been there for a while. [Tom Crean] came to one of my workouts I had here for chest day. He coaches me now and I’m not at his school. I’m pretty sure he’d do the same thing if I was at his school.”

Texas: “Shaka [Smart] has been talking about the same thing IU has been talking about, development and running the break and being athletic. I really like how Shaka engages with his players. When they work, he works out at the same time. That really reminds me of high school. My high school coach does the same thing. That’s really stands out to me.”

Davis, a 6-foot-9, 240-pound center, told Scout he doesn’t have a timeframe for making his college choice.


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